WQED-TV's "Hope and Healing: The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh"

WQED-TV's "Hope and Healing: The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh"
Written, produced, and narrated by WQED Senior Producer Beth Dolinar, this half-hour documentary tells the inspiring story of The Children’s Institute, highlighting our innovative therapies, impactful research, and compassionate care. It features interviews with families, patients, team members, and board members, offering a compelling look into our rich history and deep commitment to helping children and families reach their full potential.

“We wholeheartedly support and share WQED’s mission and long history of serving our communities, says Dr. Wendy Pardee, President and CEO of the Children’s Institute. The film chronicles the founding, growth, and impact of our programs and services at The Children’s Institute; it’s a testament to the dedication and passion of our team members who carry out our mission of helping children and families, and a fitting tribute to all those who have come before them. We thank WQED for bringing their stories to life and preserving our history in a profound and meaningful way.” From the organization’s crucial role in trials for the Salk Polio vaccine to life changing therapies, to the creation of specially designed communication interactions for patients on the autism spectrum, “Hope and Healing” celebrates the story of a truly amazing Pittsburgh institution.


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